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Oct 3, 2012 1:40am PDT
ballot next month. a judge has put a temporary hold on the state's new law. abc's t.j. winick explains. >> reporter: 93-year-old vivian applewhite cast her first vote for president back in 1932 for franklin roosevelt. but because she didn't have the required documents to obtain a photo i.d. she almost didn't have a chance to vote this november. it turns out applewhite will be able to vote after a judge blocked pennsylvania's controversial new voter i.d. lae sidecioersial new voter i.d. lae >> at the end of the day this is a victory for democrats because they can argue that no longer would the kind of voters that they want to bring to the polls or encourage to go to the polls would be turned away. at the same time, for republicans, winning pennsylvania was always a stretch. >> reporter: under the ruling voters can still be asked for identification but can't be discouraged from voting or disenfranchised if they don't have the proper i.d. >> they can go ahead and vote nairks but the safe bet is to have ichld dchld and speed the whole process. >> reporter: supporters of voter i.d.s say the
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Oct 4, 2012 5:30pm PDT
. >> reporter: and on the president's health care law, romney usually simply says this. >> if your priority is jobs, you got to get rid of obama care, and i will. >> reporter: but last night, when asked what he would replace it with? >> in fact, i do have a plan that deals with people with pre-existing conditions, that's part of my health care plan. >> reporter: now, we have asked the romney campaign repeatedly if under romney, would there be a federal law protecting people who don't have jobs with pre-existing conditions, allowing them to get insurance, and we've been told that there would be no federal law, it would be turned over to the states. diane, i also wanted to point out that we hired a lip reader overnight, to look at that moment on the stage, president obama and mitt romney on the stage. look at this tonight. president obama walking up to mitt romney, saying, good job, romney saying, thank you, thank you. the president saying, good, good, we'll do more of this. it would seem to appear that one of those men knew who won last night, diane. >> okay, david muir reporting in. >>> tim
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Sep 30, 2012 5:30pm PDT
's health care law. >>> overseas now to afghanistan and a stark reminder tonight of the human cost of war. an attack at a checkpoint left two americans dead, one a serviceman. the 2,000th u.s. military death since the war began. abc's muhammad lila is in the region tonight for us. muhammad. >> reporter: david, some officials are describing this as a firefight between american troops and the very afghan soldiers they were working alongside. for reasons that aren't yet clear, it appears as though there were some sort of confrontation at one of the many checkpoints that american troops are often stationed at. there was an exchange of gunfire. at first the coalition called it an insider attack at the hands of afghan forces, but later they said the taliban might have been involved. now, whatever the reason, the 2,000th american killed in afghanistan is certainly a very grim milestone. this comes just as we are days away from the 11-year anniversary of combat in afghanistan, and there is another number to consider, 68,000 american troops are now in afghanistan increasingly under threat not just
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Oct 1, 2012 4:00am PDT
a replacement. without a new law, the federal government would be required to buy dairy products at inflated prices driving up what we pay at the store to more than $6 a gallon. it's always expensive. >>> and watch out for a worldwide shortage of disposable diapers all you parents out there. a factory that makes a key ingredient exploded this weekend. the super absorbent polymer. >> the "hotel transylvania," $43 million. "looper" with 21 million bucks. >> i heard good things about "looper." >>> arnold schwarzenegger on his life, secrets and lies. how he figured out that out housekeeper's son was his. >>> and a phenomenal finish on the way. a thrilling ryder cup finish that left americans stunned. [ female announcer ] think a thick cream is the only way to firm skin? challenge the need for such heavy measures with olay. regenerist micro-sculpting serum for firmer skin in 5 days. pretty heavy lifting for such a lightweight. [ female announcer ] olay regenerist. but i still have a runny nose. [ male announcer ] dayquil doesn't treat that. huh? [ male announcer ] alka-seltzer plus rushes relief
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Oct 2, 2012 5:00am PDT
on short term corporate apartment rentals. corporations have been skirting existing law by signing long term leases only to rent the units out to visiting employees for a few days a week. a law prohibits occupancy for less than thirty days in apartment buildings with four or more units the practice ties up high demand housing inventory and raises safety concerns among long term tenants with strangers coming and going like they would at a hotel. supervisors vote in two weeks on the measure to set up a complaint and hearing process. >>> councilmembers approved anti-tobacco ordinance voted to ban smoking in all apartments and condominiums. smoking will be banned in parks, bus stops, restaurant patios and many outdoor spaces. officials say the move is aimed at protecting people from secondhand smoke. smoking would still be allowed in single family homes, vehicles and up to 20% of hotel rooms. >>> new report from the census bureau shows americans aren't seeing doctors as much as they used to. in 2010, people 18 to 64 made four yearly visits. that is down from nearly five visits per year in 2
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Oct 3, 2012 11:00pm PDT
your plan does is to duplicate what is already the law. >> the president's responses did not pin romney to what he said during the primaries and the republican nominee was able to reframe his positions. >> we are not going to get rid of all regulation. you have to have regulation. and there are some parts that make all the sense in the world. >> where romney was the weakest was the specific points. >> at some point the american people have to ask themselves is the reason go governor romney is keeping all of these plans to replace secret because they are too good? >> but time and again, romney had the last word. >> you know what, i have to respond to that. it is my experience as a governor is if i come in and lay down a piece of legislation and say it is my way or the highway, that will get a lot done. >> romney's stock is up 28 rs. the president's stock fell 10%. it is pretty clear that romney had more energy and was in more control of the evening. the biggest loser? jim lehrer. >> a lot of people said that. that is just round one. more to come. >> voters on both sides turned out at vie
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Oct 4, 2012 4:00am PDT
and the president's health care reform law. while there wasn't a knockout punch by either side, some feel the president may have been too relaxed. >> this time, he seemed just a little detached at times. didn't want to be there. >> reporter: most agree romney led the debate. and after lagging in many polls, this first match-up could give him the boost he needed. >> knowing he's behind and he needs to win. and he came in and fought that fight stylistically. i think he put the president on defense a number of times. >> reporter: now, the candidates aren't wasting any time. they're getting back on the campaign trail today. and the big next week when the vice presidential candidates go one-on-one in kentucky. live in denver, brandi hitt. back to you. >> big issues and controversies in the headlines last few weeks, never mentioned last night. >> reporter: definitely. that's what's interesting, rob and paula. you talk to the analysts. and a lot of people were waiting for president obama to bring up mitt romney's past at bain capital. and that 47% comment he made over the last couple of weeks. a
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Oct 4, 2012 4:30am PDT
: what your plan does is duplicate what already law. >> reporter: the president's responses did not pin romney to what he said during the prime reese and he was able to reframe his positions. >> you have to have regulation there's some parts of dodd-frank that make sense. >> reporter: where romney was weakest was in specifics. the president aid that point many >> the president: at some point the american people have to ask is the reason governor romney is keeping all these plans to replace secret, because they are too good? >> reporter: tom time and again romney had last word. >> i have to -- >> i have to respond which is my experience as a governor, if i come in and lay down a piece of legislation and say it is my way or the highway, i don't get a lot done. >> that was political reporter mark matthews. if you missed the debate you can see it by going to abc7news.com. >>> next debate a week from today in danville, kentucky. vice president biden and congressman ryan face off. abc 7 will air the debate live. >>> 4:35, san francisco archdiocese will install a new archbishop this afternoon.
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Oct 5, 2012 4:00am PDT
nine, romney's hair is mesmerizing. number five, i live with my mother-in-law. what do you want from me? and the number one president obama excuse. it's bush's fault. >> and you have to wonder what "saturday night live" will do this weekend. >> can't wait. looking forward to it. >> that's going to be good. >>> that's what's making news in
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Oct 3, 2012 6:00pm PDT
that we're talking about, can't make dixes about what treatments are given. that's prohibited in the law. let's go back to what governor romney indicated, that under his plan, he would be able to cover people with pre-existing conditions. well, actually, governor, that isn't what your plan does, what your plan does is to duplicate what is already the law. if you are out of health insurance for three months, then you can end up getting continuous coverage and insurance company can't deny you if it's been under 90 days. but that's already the law. and that doesn't help the millions of people out there with pre-existing conditions. there's a reason why governor romney set up the plan that he did in massachusetts. it wasn't a government takeover of health care. it was the largest expansion of private insurance. but what it does say is that insurers, you have to take everybody. now, that also means that you've got more customers. but when governor romney says that he'll replace it with something, but can't detail how it will be, in fact, replaced and the reason he set up the system he did in
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Oct 1, 2012 4:00pm PDT
and there is jail break. apple had said that it was against copy right law, you couldn't change it, however, courts ruled that is not the case and so this is legal to open it up. however, the warranty is no good once you jail break the phone. >> so this is a little bit risky. >> and who you ask to jail break it not just some guy. >> that is what i here. >> clarence writes in there is a marin clean energy charge. >> you're opted in there is a renewable energy going on and there are guys delivering power to the house and you can go back and do it now. had you been watching 7 on your side, we explained this. >> this is from april asking what happens p when a moving company steals items to you? i reported them to bbb, attorney general and posted bad reviews what further action can you take? >> you're about done. i've got to tell you it's wild west out there. the federal government say they will investigate this, got deregulated under carter. best thing you can do is use a major brand when moving state to state. within the state you have someone to complain to. and and thank you, michael. >> plenty to d
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Oct 1, 2012 5:30pm PDT
his ground after a law office is set on fire and the collision between a big rig and a amtrak train and why it could have been worse. >> and vacant church being trance formed in san francisco. and what they aren't places of worship anymore. there are authorities investigating the sexual relationship with a teacher and studentent. >> the key question is did the teacher take his own life? police suspect that is what happened and we have the latest on this story. >> this is a very tight knit community. many knew what is going on. many knew the teacher and were shocked to find this out. the parents and students were informed of the death around by a robo call around 3:15 this afternoon. police believe the 28-year-old known to most students
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Oct 2, 2012 4:30am PDT
city's tough new laws against smoking. what you need to know before lighting up. >>> hiring call for firefighters. where and when you will be able to apply to join a department in need. ♪ just put a little bit of yourself ♪ ♪ in everything you do [ female announcer ] add your own ingredients to hamburger helper for a fresh take on a quick, delicious meal. it's one box with hundreds of possibilities. of green giant vegetables it's easy to eat like a giant... ♪ and feel like a green giant. ♪ ho ho ho ♪ green giant want to start the day with something heart healthy and delicious? you're a talking bee... honey nut cheerios has whole grain oats that can help lower cholesterol. and it tastes good? sure does! right... ♪ wow. delicious, right? yeah. it's the honey, it makes it taste so... ♪ well, would you look at the time... what's the rush? be happy. be healthy.
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Oct 4, 2012 1:05am PDT
are able to stay on their family plan. >> what your plan does is to duplicate what is already the law. >> the president's responses did not pin romney to what he said during the primaries and the republican nominee was able to reframe his positions. >> we are not going to get rid of all regulation. you have to have regulation. and there are some parts that make all the sense in the world. >> where romney was the weakest was the specific points. >> at some point the american people have to ask themselves is the reason go governor romney is keeping all of these plans to replace secret because they are too good? >> but time and again, romney had the last word. >> you know what, i have to respond to that. it is my experience as a governor is if i come in and lay down a piece of legislation and say it is my way or the highway, that will get a lot done. >> romney's stock is up 28 rs. the president's stock fell 10%. it is pretty clear that romney had more energy and was in more control of the evening. the biggest loser? jim lehrer. >> a lot of people said that. that is just round one. more t
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Oct 4, 2012 4:00pm PDT
decisions about what treatments are given. that is prohibited in the law. >> the president is right on this one. the payment advisory board can make recommendations on drugs and medical devices that will be covered but there is no legal power to ration care. and the president saying premiums have gone up in a slower rate than any time in 50 years but that is not true. interest to and romney said mitdel income americans have seen income drop by $4300 a year, that is way too high showing it's about half of that. is one man telling more facts or better facts than another? we'll take a look what he says is the big difference. it's the money. >> that is interesting. >> according to a poll, april% of the registered voters said the g.o.p. nominee won. >> and the next debate takes place a week from today in danville, kentucky. abc 7 will air that debate live. >> the president will be in san francisco next monday for a fund-raiser at bill graham auditorium. this will be the president's sixth bay area fund raising visit this year. >> there is a crack down from department of justice, nearly 10
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Oct 4, 2012 6:00pm PDT
? richmond and he believes this violates the law. >> when the changes to a court are done in a matter where people are dedeprives after built to have justice in that court it's taking way their constitutional right to access. >> this unemployed student has a child custody case. like many affected by cuts he has no car. hamilton lives in oakland a fairly quick trip by bart but when the court closes here he will have to take bart from oakland to dell norte then a bus to martinez. this is a trip that could cost more and could take an hour and a half or two. >> so if i i have a 9:00 court appointment that means very to leave at about 7:00 or 6:30 to get around 6:00. >> many people walk to court or have to take public transportation but to go to martinez it's fundamentally impossible for many. >> police are worried about the court closures and whether the longer trip to martinez will affect cases involving troubled teens. >> there may be missed court dates. >> the closures will go into affect at the end of the year except for family courtroom in pitsberg scheduled to close at the end of the mont
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Oct 1, 2012 7:00am PDT
details. >> reporter: ethel kennedy was asked what she would think of having you as a granddaughter-in-law, she said, we should be so lucky. >> she's fantastic. i love her. >> reporter: but for all the romance, one very steady relationship is with her music. you have been -- rolling stone said she's one of the few genuine rock stars we've got with a flawless ear for what makes a song click." >> when did they say that? >> reporter: june. >> they said that? >> reporter: they did. recently, too. >> wow. >> reporter: it's so funny. you're so impressed. >> i guess for me, i just don't really quite believe it yet. >> reporter: so you are not blase? >> i try to be sometimes, but it's just hard when you get excited about stuff. ♪ >> reporter: there's a lot to be excited about these days. she is truly adorable. and, oh, so talented. imagine, she wrote every song on every one of her albums. elizabeth, you mentioned she holds the record for the most top-ten debuts on billboard history, looks like she's poised to do it again. and extend that winning streak. this new album. tonight on "nightline," yo
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Oct 3, 2012 7:00am PDT
dollars. fusion centers were created after the attacks of 9/11. so law enforcement on every level could share intelligence. but senate investigators say those centers have done nothing to stop terror plots. >>> american airlines says wrongly installed clamps and not sabotage caused seats to become loose on three flights. those seats and everything from the smell of smoke to landing gear issues have forced american flights to divert offcourse. pilots can finally resume contract negotiations today. >>> for the fourth-consecutive year the u.s. birthrate has dropped. experts say the economy is forcing couples to think twice about having kids. there's encouraging news. beer sales are up for the first time in four years. that means americans, particularly young men, may be starting to feel better about their finances. if there is a bridge to be made between the last two stories, we'll be digging into that in the days ahead. i'm sure. >>> scottie was -- he's going yeah, yeah. >> what do you think, scottie? >> i'm doing my part. >> we thank you for your service. >> the economy's off to a robust
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Oct 4, 2012 5:00am PDT
million dollar fine on unit of warner music group. saying they violated a child privacy law by collecting names, e-mails, home addresses even cell phone numbers of more than 100,000 children ages 12 or younger. toys "r" us getting into the streaming movie service, offering selection of children's films and movies starting today they start at $2.99 for 24 hour rental and $5.99 for digital download. >>> new study links common chemical to hormone changes in pregnant women and their baby boys. take look at some of the products which contain bpa, uc berkeley researchers studied the compound that mimics estrogen. among mothers with high levels of bpa they found a less active thyroid more active in boys no impact on baby girls the chemicals in many plastic bottles, dental sealants, -- >> what may be the future of painkillers. the black mom -- the black mambo snake is one of deadliest on the planet one bite can kill a person in 20 minutes researchers say the venom has a compound that could rival morphine and does not respiratory affects. further study on the way to see if it works on people. >>>
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Oct 2, 2012 1:40am PDT
. >>> in pennsylvania big day today, there will be a vote on the voter i.d. law. it could still be appeared to the state supreme court here. we have seen that play out in different states around the country. virginia, ohio. so as just a few weeks out starting to see some of the judges take action one way or the other. how it is going to turn out. pennsylvania pay attention to that today. >> early voting begins in ohio today as well. >> indeed. getting closer and closer. tomorrow night's live debate coverage starts at 9:00 eastern here on abc news. >>> later this half hour, a cool story here, how candidate s learn from past debate mistakes in order to win. >>> investigators will be on the scene of an amtrak train derailment in california's central valley today. that's where the train's locomotive and two passenger cars came off the rails yesterday after colliding with a big rig truck. now officials want to know how fast the train and truck were traveling at the time of that collision. at least 20 people were injured. >> it started fishtailing and then ground to a real fast halt. people were screaming. >>
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Oct 4, 2012 1:40am PDT
bold idea is never mind. >> the debate later turned to the president's health care law which romney says he will get rid of if elected. >> it cut $716 billion from medicare to pay for it. i want to put the money back in medicare. it has killed jobs. >> reporter: but the president tried to bring it back to romney's own health care law which he says is quite similar. >> governor romney did a good thing, working with democrats in the state to set up what is essentially the identical model. it hasn't destroyed jobs. >> reporter: there were a few fireworks. and fewer surprises. the candidates were very deliberate outlining their bullet points on specific policies, but at the same time, neither of them really went after each other on them. it was more like they were trying to go through a checklist. not really connecting with the voters. rob, paula. >> all right. now, obviously, the president's campaign is going to spin this. what will we be hearing from them? >> well, they were trying to focus on mitt romney, the word you kept hearing from the president's surrogates was mitt romney was t
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Oct 1, 2012 3:00am PDT
would monday morning be without a brush with the law for lilo, only this time she says she's the victim of the crime and not the perch traitor. >> this is an interesting one. you're going to enjoy it. >>> plus, don't go in the water. there's a new threat at some of the nation's lakes, not as harmless as it might look. >> that was a foul story. i'll have to admit. don't want to go anywhere near the water. and can be deadly as well. >> what was up with that water. >>> in power and offline. how some well known and powerful people don't use e-mail. could you survive without e-mail? >> no. i can't imagine how you would do it. are they using snail mail and making phone calls? >> i could go without it. i would just text everybody. my e-mails are short and to the point anyway. >> i am all about the text. i don't want to talk to anybody. happy birthday. >> will you talk to them? >> yes. i'll talk to them. >> okay. >>> first on this monday, with just two days you mentioned earlier until the first presidential debate. our new poll out shows president obama way ahead in the expectations game. >> in
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Oct 5, 2012 1:40am PDT
would think of having you as a daughter-in-law and she said we could be so lucky. she said, "we would be so lucky." >> she is fantastic. i love her. >> you know nothing about me, but what you see on the outside. and i am much more than a number on a scale. >> kids are bullying do not let them bring you down. stand up for what you believe in. go with your heart. go with your gut. >> amazing what goes down in the course of a week, huh. >> fascinating to watch. >> and finally, we know why we are up this e. so we've been asking you to tweet us your pictures showing us what you're doing at this hour. >> within reason. >> within >>> this morning on "world news now -- was the shooting death of a u.s. border patrol agent actually a case of friendly fire? >> the focus shifts in the investigation in the death to a remote and dangerous stretch of arizona. it's friday, october 5th. >> announcer: from abc news, this is "world news now." >>> good morning and happy friday. thank you, lord. we made it to friday again. i'm rob nelson. we have new blood on the desk. >> i'm excited to be here. i'm reena
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Oct 2, 2012 7:00am PDT
in pennsylvania has just postponed a law requiring voters to show photo i.d. the judge ordered it for next year art presidential election. >>> and a philadelphia police lieutenant under investigation after punching a woman in the face. the video you see here from the puerto rican day parade reportedly shows a lieutenant struck so hard that she claims she threw beer at them. we're heal more about this. >>> finally, what every folicly fellow is out there waiting to hear. i should recuse myself, in fact. a new study finds that the less pursuit folks such as bruce willis not only appear tougher and more powerful than other men, they're also seen as taller and better leaders. >> and cuter. >> and while guys like patrick stewart are masculine enough at least take on the cable company pass we recently reported, the study did find that guys with full hair are still found more attractive. >> and we have to see a picture of your husband. >> i know. i keep telling him we have to shave it all off to do a willis. >> mark, he doesn't get time to counter that. >> i know he's folicly blessed. what can i say. >
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Oct 4, 2012 7:00am PDT
house. only to discover that kutcher had punk'd him. >> i knew it! >> reporter: but law enforcement say wednesday's incident is no laughing matter. >> it's a very dangerous thing to do. police show up and they have a -- they believe they have a bad guy. and someone gets shot. >> reporter: unlike "punk'd" these are real cops with real bullets. a volatile situation where someone could easily get hurt. elizabeth. >> no kidding. david, thank you so much. >>> now, to an update on a story we brought you yesterday on "good morning america." local tv anchor jennifer livingston is fighting back after a viewer criticized her weight. now, the man behind that hurtful e-mail is speaking out. and he is not backing down. jennifer has received support from our own abc station, wxow in lacrosse, wisconsin. and abc's linsey davis has more on the story. >> reporter: it was the e-mail that sparked national outrage. >> it reads as follows. surely, you don't consider yourself a suitable example for this community's young people, girls in particular. >> reporter: and this morning, the man behind it finally ha
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